WHL East Rookie of the Year (1986)
Traded to Ottawa by New Jersey for future considerations, September 3, 1992. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, December 3, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Utah (IHL), August 18, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Chicago Wolves (IHL), August 22, 2000. Traded to Utah (IHL) by Chicago Wolves (IHL) for the loan of Eric Houde, January 8, 2001.
Life's about opportunity and how you respond to that opportunity, and obviously he must have some swagger about him, some confidence about him, because he was solid. He made some good saves. He was 6-foot-3 on every shot, which is a good thing for a goalie. He played well. We got a win.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock on rookie goaltender Garret Sparks, who made 24 saves in his first NHL start, a 3-0 win vs. Oilers
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